Settlement (Silk Caravan)"We came by way of Antioch. Interesting food."
The trade in luxury textiles in the ancient world was extremely lucrative as clothing and decorative fabrics became a sign of status and prestige. Silk was the jealously guarded secret of the Chinese for over two thousand years. Once the Silk Road was opened in the 1st century BC it proved highly desirable and, although considered by some immoral and decadent, soon became very profitable. Despite this, western cultures did not obtain the secret of making silk for themselves until 550AD.
Village (Silk Trader)
Silk Level 0
Building NameSettlement (Silk Caravan)
Effects-1 food (this_region)
+10% wealth from all commerce (all regions)
150 wealth from local commerce (this_building)
+2 growth per turn (this_province)
+1 public order per turn (this_province)
80 textiles (this_building)
[NOT DISPLAYED] Drives the road levels between settlements (this_region)
+12 line of sight across borders (this_region)
Provides Garrison Army
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Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (Emp_Rom_Vigiles)
These spear-armed garrison troops are also the town watch, riot squad and firemen.
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (Rom_Leves)
Even a poor man can throw a javelin with skill.